David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

David Wickert

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by David:

MARTA to suspend service at 9 p.m. Sunday

The decision comes as Atlanta imposes a 9 p.m. curfew → Read More

Why MARTA suspended service Saturday night

Amid Saturday night's protest, MARTA suspended service at the last minute. The agency explains why. → Read More

Second day of Atlanta protests ends with property damage, 157 arrests

In downtown Atlanta, Saturday night’s response to George Floyd’s death began as a protes... → Read More

Amid pandemic, will you come back to transit?

What would MARTA, other agencies need to do to make you feel safe amid the coronavirus pandemic? → Read More

UPDATE: Georgia teens must pass driving test after all

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp waived road tests for teen drivers amid pandemic, and 20,000 have taken advantage to get their licenses. → Read More

Georgia moves forward with I-85 widening northeast of Atlanta

Georgia DOT awards contract to contractor C.W. Matthews → Read More

Georgia coronavirus costs escalate as revenue plummets

One Georgia agency has authorized $85.3 million in expenditures to fight the pandemic. → Read More

Georgia teens can skip driving test during pandemic

Gov. Brian Kemp authorized the move in an executive order last week → Read More

Georgia teens can skip driving test during pandemic

Gov. Brian Kemp authorized the move in an executive order last week → Read More

Gas prices keep falling, but you can’t go anywhere

AAA reports the average price of regular unleaded fell to $1.71 this week → Read More

Coronavirus: Traffic down up to 50% on metro Atlanta highways

Metro Atlanta commuters hoping for relief from some of the world’s worst traffic have found it in the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Report: Metro Atlanta traffic still a world-class mess

A new report confirms Atlanta traffic remains among the worst in the country and the world. → Read More

Georgia senate joins debate over distracted driving fines

Senate Bill 479 would change the fines for distracted driving, but would not ban teenagers from using electronic devices while driving. → Read More

Georgia seeks savings on driver’s license suspension notices

Critics worry some driver's won't find out they're losing license until it's too late → Read More

Survey: More metro Atlanta residents working from home

Hundreds of thousands of people are scrapping their commute at least once a week to work from home. → Read More

GDOT: Stay home if you can as snow continues

The Georgia Department of Transportation began treating roads Friday night in anticipation of today's snow. → Read More

Georgia DOT: I-85 fire repairs won’t affect traffic

Two people died in a fiery crash on I-85 near the Jimmy Carter Boulevard exit on Saturday. → Read More

‘Driving half lit is not very bright’

Georgia DOT announces the winners of a contest to compose new highway safety messages → Read More

Tell us: Do you buckle up in the back seat?

Georgia lawmakers will debate whether to require everyone in a passenger vehicle to wear seat belts → Read More

When Christmas trees become traffic hazards

AAA warns that poorly secured Christmas trees can become dangerous projectiles, endangering motorists. → Read More